Characteristics of the plant Cotinus coggygria Scop.
The plant Cotinus coggygria Scop. is a multiple-branching shrub from the Anacardiaceae family, growing up to 4 m tall with an open, spreading, irregular habit. The leaves are 3-10 cm long, rounded oval, green with a waxy glaucous sheen. It is common in dry and stony habitats, among brushes and in light oak forests in the warmer parts of the country. It contains tannic compounds, about 20% galotanins, flavonoid compounds and some organic acids.
Definition: Produced from leaves of the plant Cotinus coggygria.
Characteristics: Light-brown to brown amorphous powder, with specific odour.
Content of active substancies:
Total polyphenols, determined as catechin, based on dry substance, %, not less than: 30.0
Flavonoids, determined as apigenin, based on dry substance, %, not less than: 15.0
Flavonoids, determined as quercetin, based on dry substance, %, not less than: 2.0
Tannic compounds, determined as tannin, based on dry substance, %, not less than: 32.0
Control: The qualitative indices of the product are controlled in accordance with the company documentation, in which the assay methods and their validity concerning linearity and repetition are included.
Storage:Store in dry and cool places, away from direct sunlight.
Shelf life:3 (three) years from the date of production.
Application: It is used alone or in combination with other plant extracts in production of food or feed additives.
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